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Nocturn Theme

GTK2 Themes 22 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 01 2007
but it is still rough here and there: Screenshot.
http://www.gnome-look.org/CONTENT/content-files/53383-pic1.jpg - Feb 18 2007
but it is still rough here and there: Screenshot.
http://www.gnome-look.org/CONTENT/content-files/53383-pic1.jpg - Feb 18 2007
Bad Dog

Wallpaper Other 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Dec 25 2007
Although I am using Debian and should be offended about the poo-poo-kaka pic, I find it extremely funny. I had a good laugh! - Jan 23 2007
ubuntubabe

Wallpapers Ubuntu 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Dec 16 2006
Another smart guy who doesn't care about copyrights... thank you. - Dec 16 2006
ubuntu orb

Wallpapers Ubuntu 16 comments

Score 50.0%
Dec 19 2006
... but perhaps a bit too bright for every-day usage. How about a dark-grey version? - Dec 13 2006
Safari_color

Wallpaper Other 1 comment

Score 50.0%
Dec 13 2006
I doubt it, mate...

And, honestly, I really get sick of the 1000 pictures that get posted here every day that infringe patents and simply sport a bloody ubuntu logo pasted on some picture stolen from elsewhere. It is annoying, uncreative and should be banned imho. - Dec 13 2006
AER-OS-XK

Icon Sub-Sets 58 comments

by tedet
Score 50.0%
Feb 29 2008
No consistency at all, blurry screenshots. To sum it up: Horribly bad. - Dec 11 2006
Fedora Soft-Bubbles

Wallpaper Other 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Aug 12 2006
I added the svg-sources, so you can create a wallpaper in any size you want with any number of bublles or bubble arrangement you want. All you need for this is to install inkscape. - Sep 24 2006
Gnome Eternal pack

Various Gnome Stuff 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Sep 24 2006
I am still working on rounded corners. I tried it already but the border was somehow hardly visible at the edges if one window was atop another (I got an almost white-colored border on the edges, sadly). Maybe I will find a nice solution for that problem. If I find one, then I will add a rounded version to the package. :) - Sep 23 2006
Gentoo Penguins

Wallpaper Other 2 comments

Score 50.0%
Sep 18 2006
Sorry, but this is NOT GPL'd. The pictures of National Geographic are proprietary and redistribution of those pictures is not allowed without approval from NG and/or the photographer who owns the rights on those pics. Please don't post illegal things here (this also applies to many other users, not only you!). I don't want to see the site going down one day because of license infringements. :( - Sep 17 2006
Rhythmbox

Icon Sub-Sets 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Aug 04 2006
Agreed, some things should be improved here and there. I am already working on fixing the 1 px outline that was broken on a few icons. I already tried the non-flat perspective from the guidelines for the radio, but ... it looks simply bad in the stretched perspective mode. :(

About different icon sizes: This will follow later, once all basic svg files are done. I will not add them before the svg files are 100% correct and complete (otherwise I would have to export them over and over again!) The necessary file information will also follow later. This is a work in progress ( Remember: I am far away from the 1.0 version!) and Rome wasn't built in one day either, ;)

Thanks for sharing your thoughts. - Aug 05 2006
I try to follow the guidelines as much as I can, but some things simply don't work with the default guidelines imho, which is where I use my own "artistic inspiration". It is not an official Tango addon, never was thought as such. If you don't like it, don't use it. This is why it is available as a separate download. ;)

If you examine this and the other icons, you will see that all colours are from the Tango palette. - Aug 05 2006
Mdv blue

Wallpaper Other 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 29 2006
The second screenshot does not have the Mandriva logo. Just click it and you have it available for download. No dpi loss. - Jun 29 2006
Roughly 75% of all users are still using a 1024x768 resolution. - Jun 29 2006
Yeah. Will upload it later. :) - Jun 29 2006
Mdv blue

Wallpaper Other 5 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 29 2006
Done. :) - Jun 29 2006
Tango addon (not only for Mandriva!)

Icon Sub-Sets 11 comments

Score 50.0%
Aug 06 2006
A bit off-topic, isn't it? :D - Jun 23 2006
A graphic-design made with several shades of blue by a person with some piece of software and some nice ideas. :P

Okay, on a more serious note: What you see is only a part of a wallpaper that I found months ago somewhere on the web. It was made for a Mac, but I really don't remember where I found it, nor who made it (maybe deviantart?... dunno). If I would remember it, I would post a link to it. - Jun 22 2006
Apparently not you. But ... who cares? Stupid comments are always welcome. :P - Jun 21 2006
[Preview] Samui

Various Gnome Stuff 17 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 21 2006
Looks clean, reduced, very beautiful. A pity that it ain't downloadable yet. Is it based on clearlooks or which engine? - Jun 17 2006
loginproject

GDM Themes 8 comments

Score 50.0%
May 25 2006
No problem with two users. They fit nicely into the list. A third one would not fit in, though.

PS: Nice work! :) - May 25 2006
Distribution & WM Logo Collection

Icon Sub-Sets 10 comments

Score 50.0%
May 19 2006
Fedora and SUSE have completely different logos. Take a look at their websites. ;) - Mar 13 2006
Clearlooks-Luna

GTK2 Themes 11 comments

by Cyr4x
Score 50.0%
Mar 02 2006
PS: I just read tough your other comments on this forum. You are only insulting people on this forum from what I see. Not one constructive comment anywhere. That irritates me somehow. Did you only register for poo-pooing around? :lol: - Mar 02 2006
Think about it... e.g. in order to make the transition from Windows to Linux easier for some people?

And then there are (for whatever reason) users who like the Windows look. Just take a look at the Vista theme rip-offs here. They got a very high rating by Linux users. ;)

Btw. Not my style, but well done, nonetheles. - Mar 02 2006
Kristin Kreuk Wallpaper

Wallpaper Other 4 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 17 2006
It is a totally different matter to post a screenshot (publishing screenshots does not break copyright laws) than publishing a wallpaper that is basically not your work as your personal achievement. That definitely is illegal. Think about it. - Feb 20 2006
...who deliberately breaks license rules. See my post here. It applies to you, too.
http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=35412 - Feb 18 2006
Girls-ubuntu

Wallpaper Other 9 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 18 2006
Don't want to be a party-pooper, but I doubt that your two postings are legal. Did you shoot the pictures? Did you ask for permission to redistribute them? Did you ask about the license? I bet you did not. In this case, the submission is illegal. Remember that there is/was a checkbox with which you guarantee that your submission is legal. Please respect the rules.


Does anyone in here care about licenses? It seems as if people simply don't want to care and love to break licenses, thus giving Linux users the "image" of "crackers" and the like... :( - Feb 18 2006
Tango Metacity Theme (Up again)

Metacity Themes 26 comments

Score 50.0%
Apr 07 2007
... but a smaller border wuld be more useful and more elegant imho. - Dec 10 2005
Glass Icons Theme

Icon Sub-Sets 165 comments

Score 67.1%
Jul 27 2007
I am speechless!. Wow. Great, Superb! Please finish this theme. I can't really say how much I appreciate your work. :) - Dec 03 2005
linux blue stars

Wallpaper Other 5 comments

Score 50.0%
Jul 01 2005
i used inkscape to create it, not gimp. gimp is way too "complicated" for such easy things. ;) - Jul 09 2005
Blended

Metacity Themes 60 comments

by ECHM
Score 74.0%
Jan 09 2006
very, very good. thank you! :) - Jul 03 2005
CleanEyes

GTK2 Themes 42 comments

Score 50.0%
Aug 14 2005
why is this small theme hosted at another server with such limited bandwidth? it is already "used up". why not upload it on this server here? i don't think that the file will be any bigger than 500 kb, or am i wrong?
btw: very nice colors. :) - May 04 2005
Devdustrial

GTK2 Themes 1 comment

by mkk
Score 50.0%
Apr 15 2005
together with the splash and the wallpaper, it makes an outstanding theme that is very friendly to the eye. very, very nice metatheme you created there. the only problem is: not all users are developers. :P - Apr 03 2005
Clearlooks

Metacity Themes 62 comments

Score 50.0%
Jul 11 2005
what makes me think it looks like plastik? the buttons e.g. and now, the windeco reminds me more of win-xp. i am not saying that plastik is a bad style (it is actually the best one for kde imho), but somehow, the 0.3 version was better FOR ME. - Mar 20 2005
hehehe... the funny thing is that before it WAS unique imho. i do respect your opinion and you are doing a good job at making this theme bug-free, easy to use and easy on the eyes. i am only a bit afraid that it develops into a plastik-clone, which would be a pity because there is already a plastik-like style. this comment is not meant as some way to negatively critizise your hard work. just a reminder, not to let yourself draw away into a design we already have. after all, it is about choice, right? ;) - Mar 20 2005
oops sorry... i thought it was a rework of the gtk-theme... shame on me...
but the critics remain for the gtk-theme. - Mar 20 2005
there are constant changes in this theme, some for the better, some for the worse. well, it does look very nice but i am wondering if with all these changes, it somehow develops into a plastik or winxp-theme clone. it is becoming less and less original imho. the previous versions (0.1-0.4) were more unique imho. - Mar 20 2005
Milky Smooth

GTK2 Themes 14 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 23 2005
yes, it is enough. there are more people who love these themes than people who dislike them. look at your rating... it is climbing all the time.

btw: thank you for this wonderful theme. :) - Feb 24 2005
MacOSX Session Screen

Gnome 2 Splash Screens 8 comments

by Senki
Score 50.0%
Feb 18 2005
have you ever heard of the possibility to let linux run on a mac? yes, it is possible. thus, using a mac-theme for a mac that is running on linux is okay imho. - Feb 19 2005
RubberSoul

GTK2 Themes 15 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 16 2005
i found it at customize.org and modified it a bit (added a soft gradient) - Feb 19 2005
hmm.. i read the fix but the lines you mentioned are not included my gtkrc-file. :P

or am i blind? - Feb 17 2005
i have thought about this problem the whole day and yes, the rounded versus sharp edge of the buttons will cause trouble. I have tried with including the background image into the button but the spacing needed new adjusting then and furthermore, i didn't really get the same effect. the only solution would be to replace the rounded corners with sharp 90° corners or does anyone have a phenomenal idea how this little problem could be solved? maybe i am thinking too complex on an easy thing... : ( - Feb 17 2005
ouch... i must admit that i have not thought of this problem. maybe i can find a way to fix that, but as it is my first major theme for gnome, i cannot assure you that i can add all that you would like to see included. i will give it a try nonetheless. : ) - Feb 16 2005
SystemG Classic

Metacity Themes 7 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 04 2005
a very nice windeco for rather minimalistic desktops (= for mine).
thank you. :) - Feb 04 2005
GNOME 1024

Wallpapers Gnome 2 comments

by kijun
Score 50.0%
Jan 28 2005
i like your stuff a lot. very minimalistic and cool. thanks once again for sharing. :) - Jan 28 2005
Charisma Carpenter

People 28 comments

by o6n
Score 43.3%
Jul 28 2005
maggy thatcher naked :P - Jan 27 2005
SystemG

Metacity Themes 12 comments

Score 58.0%
Feb 03 2005
they look very good, professional, clean and smart. i think 80% approval by the community says more than 1000 words. :) - Jan 18 2005
my desktop

Gnome Screenshots 19 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 02 2005
looks like milk 2.0 gtk2 theme, flat milk-chrome metacity and some additional shadows created with x-org. dunno about the font though. - Jan 16 2005
gnomeDesktop Wallpaper (Blue)

Wallpapers Gnome 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 04 2005
i like the minimalistic stuff. - Jan 04 2005
soft white

Gnome 2 Splash Screens 10 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 15 2005
ummm... i will think about it. maybe i will come up with a nice idea.... - Jan 03 2005